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Jean McDaniel Lickson

Published May 20, 2015


Associate Professor,
School of Theatre
Curriculum Vitae (CV)

Contact

jlickson@fsu.edu
850.322.3339

Jean McDaniel Lickson has performed with American Stage, the Asolo State Theatre, the New York Theatre Ensemble, Pennsylvania Centre Stage, the Illinois Shakespeare Festival, Showboat Theatre, Oklahoma Theatre Center, the Southern Shakespeare Festival, and Theatre Southeast. Jean‘s credits include The Seagull (Arcadina), Six Degrees of Separation (Ouisa), Desire Under the Elms (Abby), Cat on a Hot Tin Roof (Maggie), Proof (Claire), Steel Magnolias (M’lynn), A Coupla White Chicks Sittin’ Around Talkin’ (Hannah Mae), Little Foxes (Regina), Love Letters (Melissa), Crimes of the Heart (Meg), The Cherry Orchard (Madame Ranevskya), The Merry Wives of Windsor (Mistress Page), A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Titania), A Streetcar Named Desire (Blanche), Macbeth (Lady Macbeth), Richard III (Anne), Candida (Candida), Loves and Hours (Sarah), Romeo and Juliet (Lady Capulet), Les Liasons Dangereuses (Merteuil), and Veronica Warner on NBC’s Law and Order.

Education

M.F.A. Acting, Asolo/FSU Conservatory, Sarasota, Florida
Certified Advanced Yoga Teacher, American Viniyoga Institute

Teaching Areas

Performance Area- Acting, Movement, Shakespeare

Research Areas

The Mind, Body and Breath of the Actor. This work focuses on the use of yoga and sound to increase physical flexibility, energy, breath extension, memory, mental balance and focus. It will help the actor connect their physical movement with their vocal instrument in a way that promotes truthful moment to moment presence. The text used is Shakespeare.

Select Scholarly/Creative Works & Awards

Jean was the recipient of the University Teaching Incentive Program Award and has twice received the University Teaching Award. She is a member of the Actors Equity Association and the American Federation of Radio and Television Artists. She has taught internationally in Athens, Greece and Budapest, Hungary.

  • Lickson, J. M. (2011). Linking Breath, Brain and Spine: Viniyoga for Actors. Workshop delivered at ATHE, Chicago, IL. (Regional)
  • Lickson, J. M. (2010). Leadership Tallahassee Theatre Presentation. Workshop delivered at Leadership Class, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL. (Local)
  • Lickson, J. M. (2005). Audition Workshop. Workshop delivered at Penn State Acting M.F.A. Candidates, Pennsylvania State College, Pennsylvania. (State)
  • Lickson, J. M. (2005). Yoga Workshop. Workshop delivered at Leadership Class, Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL. (Local)
  • Lickson, J. M. (2002). Audition Workshop. Workshop delivered at American Stage, St. Petersburg, FL. (Local)
  • Lickson, J. M. (1991). Three Week Movement Workshop. Workshop delivered at Governor’s Honors Program for High School Drama Students, Tallahassee, FL. (Local)
  • Lickson, J. M. (1989). Audition Workshop. Workshop delivered at Florida Thespian Conference, Tallahassee, FL. (State)
  • Lickson, J. M. (1987). Appellate Court Workshop. Workshop delivered at FSU Law School, Tallahassee, FL. (State)
  • Lickson, J. M. (1987). Public Defender Workshop. Workshop delivered at FSU Law School, Tallahassee, FL. (State)
  • Lickson, J. M. (1985). Centering: A Convergence Workshop. Workshop delivered at American Theatre Association, Toronto, Canada. (International)
  • Lickson, J. M. (1980). Voice and Movement: From Warm-Up to Production. Workshop delivered at Center Stage, Baltimore, MD. (State)